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Gower Champion

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Biography

Source: Wikipedia

Gower Carlyle Champion (June 22, 1919 – August 25, 1980) was an American actor, theatre director, choreographer, and dancer.

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  • Born: Gower Carlyle Champion June 22, 1919 Geneva, Illinois, U.S.
  • Died: August 25, 1980 (aged 61) New York City, New York, U.S.
  • Cause of death: blood cancer
  • Occupation: Actor, theatre director, choreographer, dancer
  • Years active: 1939–80
  • Spouse(s): Marjorie Belcher (1947-73) Karla Russell Champion (1976-80)
  • Children: Blake Gregg
  • Awards: Hollywood Walk of Fame 6162 Hollywood Boulevard

Read more about Gower Champion at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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